Burial society alms box dedicated to prayers for the deceased
Austria-Hungary
1899
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and soldered
Hebrew inscriptions: donated to the burial society of Galanta [in Hungary, today in Slovakia] by Menka Kalisch and his wife Haya Fradel, [in] the Hebrew year 5659 [1899]; "Righteousness delivereth from death" (Proverbs 10:2) and "prayers for the deceased"
H: 18; W: 13 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 484
Accession number: B50.02.0908 ; 130/016


Exhibitions:
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir




 
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